Question about Apple Mac OS X 10.4

1 Answer

Install Leopard Problem

I have a big leopard install problem, just finished installing leopard, original version not burnet or anything of that kind, after my mac restarted it came back with a blank blue background and the cursor.

Thank god, I have a backup!!!

What can I do?


Posted by on

  • Paul Burrows
    Paul Burrows May 11, 2010

    Hi Nelson
    Glad you backed up!

    So the install went OK until you tried to start up? or did the blue screen come during the install?

    The only thing you can do is re-install.

    What machine are you trying to install on?
    Memory size?
    Hard drive size?

    Paul


×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 34 Answers

Were you updating to Leopard from Tiger using an upgrade install? This was a common issue caused by APE (Application Performance Enhancer) a third party plugin for Mac OS X. The solution around it is to do an archive and install which will remove APE while retaining all of your data and programs. The only things reset are system configurations (Wifi passwords etc.).
Good luck

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

How do I connect to You Tube


In your browser Enter: www.youtube.com and you will connect.

Feb 06, 2015 | Apple Mac OS X

Tip

How To Upgrade Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.* to Snow Leopard 10.6.*


Apple recommends that if you wish to go from 10.4 to 10.6 then you should purchase the <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Apple-MC581Z-A-Mac-10-6-3/dp/B002I0JKE2">10.6 Box Set</a>.<br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">System Requirements to run Snow Leopard:</span><br /> <ul> <li>Mac computer with an Intel processor</li> <li>1GB of memory</li> <li>5GB of available disk space</li> <li>DVD drive for installation</li></ul> <span style="font-weight: bold;">Snow Leopard Installation Instructions:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Just insert the DVD in the optical drive.</li> <li>Restart your Mac while holding down the C key.</li> <li>You will be guided through the installation procedure and be prompted at one point to choose which install option you want.</li> <li>Once the Snow Leopard install is completed the Mac will restart itself.</li> <li>You will probably be asked to register with Apple upon restart.</li> <li>Enjoy Snow Leopard on your Mac!</li></ol> <b>Q: Can I upgrade directly from Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)?</b><br /> <br /> <i>A: Yes. Apple recommends purchasing the Mac Boxed Set for this purpose, which will also update iLife (it is unknown at the time of this writing whether older versions of iLife work with Snow Leopard) and iWork. Also note that while it has been said that the $29 upgrade will work with 10.4, it is not officially supported and may be in violation of the licensing terms.</i><br /> <br /> <b>Q: What happened to the different install options? Can't I do an Archive & Install?</b><br /> <br /> <i>A: Apple has revamped the familiar installation options for Mac OS X. You now have two choices, either a straight upgrade or a clean install. Supposedly if you choose to do a straight upgrade, what actually goes on behind the scenes is what was traditionally known as an Archive & Install.</i><br /> <br /> <b>Q: Is there anything I can do to better prepare myself for the upgrade?</b><br /> <br /> <i>A: Yes. It is advisable to run a Verify/Repair Permissions and Verify/Repair Disk in Disk Utility. You may also want to run the maintenance tasks in <a href="http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/system_disk_utilities/onyx.html">Onyx</a>. And finally, it would be wise to get your applications up to date using a program like <a href="http://metaquark.de/appfresh/">AppFresh</a>.</i>

on Feb 16, 2011 | Apple Mac OS X

1 Answer

Can't installed leopard 10.5 on my ibook g4 from a DVD I download it on?


Purchase an 8GB (or larger) USB memory-stick.
On a different computer, copy the entire contents of the DVD onto the memory-stick. Connect the memory-stick to the Apple computer, and install from that media.

May 19, 2014 | Apple Mac OS X 10.5.4 Leopard for Mac

1 Answer

I need to download Mac OS 10.5 leopard


You must purchase a DVD version of 10.5 Leopard, there are no legal ways to download it. You can easily find legal versions on eBay for cheap.

Nov 25, 2013 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Apple logo and loading symbol


If you have another MAC computer available, you can create a USB key to solve this problem:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/apple-in-the-enterprise/how-to-create-a-bootable-usb-to-install-os-x/

If not, I'm afraid you will have to turn to an authorized apple service center. They will do the repair for you.

Jul 19, 2013 | Apple iBook Laptop G4 iBook 1.33GHz...

1 Answer

How to upgrade from mac os x 10.4.11 to a higher version


If your computer has OS X 10.4 installed on it, it's likely that you have a PowerPC processor. Apple used these for years before switching to Intel processors in 2006. The highest version of OS X that you'll be able to run on a PowerPC Mac is 10.5 (Leopard). You will not be able to install Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion.

Easy way to check if you have PowerPC or Intel is by clicking on "About This Mac" in the Apple menu (top left of your screen).

Oct 16, 2012 | Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

1 Answer

Recently upgraded to Snow Leopard and now cannot get Lexmark X6570 to work. I have upgraded drivers, but still does not work. I have now deleted the software entirely. What should I do first to resolve...


If you've deleted Snow Leopard and gone back to your previous version, you can probably fix the issue by uninstalling the printer completely, restarting, and on the restart it should automatically detect it. Then you can re-install and get the current drivers.

May 02, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Hi, Went to the Mac store to upgrade to Snow Leopard and was told my OS was "way too Old to upgrade to Snow Leopard!" Sorry, I'm a numbskull when it comes to these things. Figured as long as...


Apple recommends that if you wish to go from 10.4 to 10.6 then you should purchase the 10.6 Box Set.

System Requirements to run Snow Leopard:
  • Mac computer with an Intel processor
  • 1GB of memory
  • 5GB of available disk space
  • DVD drive for installation
Snow Leopard Installation Instructions:
  1. Just insert the DVD in the optical drive.
  2. Restart your Mac while holding down the C key.
  3. You will be guided through the installation procedure and be prompted at one point to choose which install option you want.
  4. Once the Snow Leopard install is completed the Mac will restart itself.
  5. You will probably be asked to register with Apple upon restart.
  6. Enjoy Snow Leopard on your Mac!
Q: Can I upgrade directly from Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)?

A: Yes. Apple recommends purchasing the Mac Boxed Set for this purpose, which will also update iLife (it is unknown at the time of this writing whether older versions of iLife work with Snow Leopard) and iWork. Also note that while it has been said that the $29 upgrade will work with 10.4, it is not officially supported and may be in violation of the licensing terms.

Q: What happened to the different install options? Can't I do an Archive & Install?

A: Apple has revamped the familiar installation options for Mac OS X. You now have two choices, either a straight upgrade or a clean install. Supposedly if you choose to do a straight upgrade, what actually goes on behind the scenes is what was traditionally known as an Archive & Install.

Q: Is there anything I can do to better prepare myself for the upgrade?

A: Yes. It is advisable to run a Verify/Repair Permissions and Verify/Repair Disk in Disk Utility. You may also want to run the maintenance tasks in Onyx. And finally, it would be wise to get your applications up to date using a program like AppFresh.

Feb 16, 2011 | Apple Mac OS X

1 Answer

OS X Leopard Version


Go to the Apple icon in the top left, click on About this Mac. It will show you the version number. If you need more detailed information, click on More Info and it will open the System Profiler to show you just about everything you ever wanted to know about your Mac.

Sep 07, 2008 | Apple Mac OS X 10.4

1 Answer

Mac OS X Blue Screen


You might need to do an Archive and Install installation, this will transfer your existing Mac OS X system files to a folder named Previous System, and then it will install a new copy of Mac OS X on the volume you have selected.

More good info is available at -
http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1545

Aug 27, 2008 | Apple Mac OS X 10.4

Not finding what you are looking for?
Apple Mac OS X 10.4 Logo

Related Topics:

131 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Apple Computers & Internet Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2047 Answers

Martin Buck
Martin Buck

Level 2 Expert

81 Answers

MarkMAlford
MarkMAlford

Level 1 Expert

6 Answers

Are you an Apple Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...